Now that you’ve enjoyed the views of volcanoes and colonial Spanish architecture at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Antigua, Guatemala, it’s time to discover Guatemala City. The largest city in Central America is filled with museums and cultural attractions, so you’ll have no lack of discoveries ahead. But how do I get from Antigua to Guatemala City?
How do I get from Antigua to Guatemala City?
Antigua to Guatemala City is about 40kms apart and about 1 hour driving time.
You have the option of taking a local bus or using a private car service. For travelers looking for a cost effective option, the cheapest way to travel from Guatemala City to Antigua is by bus. But a private car is both the fastest way to travel from Guatemala City to Antigua and the best way to travel from Guatemala City to Antigua because it’s so convenient
Antigua to Guatemala City by bus
When taking a local bus it is important to buy your ticket directly from the ticketing office. You will need to go to Litegua Antigua on the corner of Callejon de sol and Poniente to purchase a ticket, the only bus leaving at 9:30am and tickets cost around $6.00USD.
|Antigua to Guatemala City by bus|
|Time intervals||1 time per day|
|Operating Companies||Litegua Antigua on the corner of Callejon de sol and Poniente|
Antigua to Guatemala City by taxi
Taking a private car is recommended if you prefer a convenient and comfortable option for traveling from place to place. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Antigua and be driven to your destination in Guatemala City, no bus stops, no crowding, no confusion. Daytrip is a great option because they even let you choose to stop and see some sites along the way! A trip from Antigua to Guatemala City can include stops at…
- La Azotea
- museo Casa Del Tejido Antiguo
- Valhalla Macadamia Farm
With comfort, convenience, and adventure, it is clear that a private transfer is the best option! To book a private transfer from Antigua to Guatemala City, click here!
Going the other direction? Check our guide on: Guatemala City to Antigua